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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 13 January 2020

Summer Afternoons is hosted by Karyn Hay from 13th-17th January. Jesse Mulligan is back on the 20th of January.

1:10 First song: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - SB-07 [part1]

Ruban Neilson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Ruban Neilson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra Photo: supplied

 

1:15 Should we have a moratorium on water bottling?

Aotearoa Water Action co-convenor Niki Gladding says clean drinking water is a scarce and an important resource in New Zealand and she's calling on the Government to put a moratorium on new water bottling consents.

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bottled water Photo: s

 

1.25 The people caring for animals affected by Australia's bushfires

New Zealander Hana Cherry is a state co-ordinator for the Animal Rescue Collective in Australia. She has been driving to-and-from small rural towns trying to find and help suffering animals and she shares her firsthand understanding of the confronting reality of the bushfires on wild and domestic animals and how best to help.

How to help: The Animal Rescue Collections donation page can be found here. The organisation also works with BlazeAid, a volunteer-based organisation that works with families and individuals in rural Australia. And Vets For Compassion.

Hana Cherry, state coordinator for the Animal Rescue Collective in Australia.

Hana Cherry, state coordinator for the Animal Rescue Collective in Australia. Photo: Supplied

 

1.35 NZ director Robin Murphy named in Top 10 Filmmakers of Decade for Diversity

To commemorate its 10th anniversary, Diversity in Cannes, the independent film movement promoting inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival, has announced its Top 10 Filmmakers of the Decade, in celebration of diverse content creators worldwide.  New Zealand's Robin Murphy has been chosen as one of the top 10 and she speaks with Karyn about her work.

New Zealand filmmaker Robin Murphy has been named one of the Top 10 Filmmakers of the past decade by Diversity at Cannes.

New Zealand filmmaker Robin Murphy has been named one of the Top 10 Filmmakers of the past decade by Diversity at Cannes. Photo: supplied

 

1:45 Great Album: Amy Winehouse - Lioness

Karyn Hay dives into the posthumous compilation Lioness: Hidden Treasure from English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse. 

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse Photo: Courtesy of NZIFF

 

2:10 Food with Conor Mertens of Chimera

Auckland pop-up restaurant Chimera was named 'One To Watch' by Cuisine magazine last year, praised for serving innovative, unfussy food that often riffs on nostalgia. Chimera co-founder and Head Chef Conor Mertens joins Karyn Hay to talk about his approach to cooking, and he offers up some recipes he's tailor-made especially for RNZ listeners: BBQ chicken with Green Sauce and Panzanella (tomato salad).

Chef Conor Mertens of Chimera

Chef Conor Mertens of Chimera Photo: Supplied

 

2:30 NZ's State Dinner: The History of the BBQ

The summer barbeque is a long-standing Kiwi tradition, but exactly how did it become so popular? And what did we do before the barbie? Historian Peter Clayworth discusses the well-established tradition of outdoor communal eating in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Photo: Supplied

 

3:05 Summer Music with Dianne Swann

Music reviewer Dianne Swann brings us some great tunes for a summer road trip.

 

3:30 Why is it hard to make healthy decisions?

Smoking causes lung cancer and heart disease. Regular exercise reduces the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. The proof is out there, yet some people resist making changes to improve their health. Why is it so hard to make healthy decisions? Answering this question is the mission of behavioural economist David Asch.   

Professor David Asch

Professor David Asch Photo: Supplied / Hoag Levins

 

4:00 The Panel with Janet Wilson and Ben Thomas